Biden blames Trump’s ‘web of lies’ for US Capitol attack in first anniversary speech – live

The Associated Press has collected a sampling of what some of the insurrectionists who stormed the US Capitol in the 6 January attack are saying as they face prison time or are pleading guilty. Some, like Robert Palmer of Florida, directly blame Donald Trump for misleading them, while others remain defiant. “I have realized that … Read more

Trump chief of staff Meadows to cooperate with Capitol attack panel – live

Meadows’ lawyer George Terwilliger said in a statement to CNN that there is now an understanding between the two parties on how information can be exchanged moving forward, stating that his client and the committee are open to engaging on a certain set of topics as they work out how to deal with information that … Read more

Trump’s former chief of staff refuses to appear before Capitol attack committee – live

6.48pm GMT18:48 Jen Psaki announced that Joe Biden will pardon a turkey next Friday, continuing a decades-old White House tradition for the Thanksgiving holiday. The press secretary noted that two turkey lives will actually be spared thanks to the tradition, as there is always an alternate turkey in Washington for the pardoning. This year, the … Read more

Biden to sign bipartisan infrastructure bill into law on Monday – live

President to be joined by lawmakers who helped craft bill Bennie Thompson: federal judge’s ruling was a ‘big deal’ Capitol insurrectionist sentenced to 41 months in prison Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email Joe Biden met this morning with Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, … Read more

Prince Harry warned Twitter about ‘coup’ before Capitol riot – video

Prince Harry says he warned Twitter’s boss, Jack Dorsey, that the platform was ‘allowing a coup to be staged’, a day before the Capitol riot on 6 January. Speaking on a panel called the Internet Lie Machine, organised by Wired magazine, Harry says he had been in contact with Dorsey via email, but never received … Read more

Key House Republican on Capitol attack committee to leave Congress – live

4.05pm BST16:05 In his video announcing his retirement from Congress, Adam Kinzinger also denounced the tribalism that has come to define the Republican party. “In this day, to prevail or survive, you must belong to a tribe. Our political parties only survive by appealing to the most motivated and the most extreme elements within it,” … Read more

Biden admits ‘we’re not going to get $3.5tn’ on sweeping investment plan – live

Joe Biden conceded on Friday that the final version of his sweeping social policy and climate change initiative – often referred to as the $3.5tn reconciliation bill – would not be $3.5tn. “We’re not going to get $3.5tn. We’ll get less than that,” Biden said, during an event at the Capitol Child Development Center in … Read more

Steve Bannon faces last chance to testify on Capitol attack or risk contempt charges – live

2.28pm BST14:28 Good morning and welcome to the Guardian US politics liveblog… Today we’re watching the House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol attack, where lawmakers have subpoenaed former advisors to the Trump administration. Legislators are eyeing whether former Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon will continue his game of chicken with lawmakers, a game that … Read more

Psaki: Biden will not invoke executive privilege to block access to Capitol riot records – live

Karen Bass, a Democratic congresswoman from California, is reportedly planning to run for Los Angeles mayor. The Washington Post first reported the news. Karen Bass. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Although the field is still shaping up, Bass’ national profile and broad popularity would make her a top contender for the position Eric Garcetti is vacating to be … Read more

‘This is how I’m going to die’: officers recount Capitol attack ordeal – live

Zoe Lofgren, a California Democrat, is up next. She begins with a tribute to all those who defended and staffed the Capitol on 6 January. “You saved the day, you saved the constitution,” she says, before asking Sgt Gonell about his experience in a fight on the day. He “apologises for his outburst” regarding going … Read more